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  1. Library Resource

    Being an Act to provide: (a) for the co-ordination of surveys; and (b) for the establishment of a Central Plan Office for the recording of surveys and plans, and information relating to surveys and plans, and for related purposes.

    Legislation
    Papua New Guinea, Oceania

    This Act provides for the control and coordination of land surveying and the carrying out of public surveys.“Survey” is defined in section 2. There shall be a Central Plan Office in the Office of the Surveyor General (sect. 3). A liaison officer shall be appointed in each public office under section 4. The Surveyor General may connect proposed surveys to existing surveys pursuant to section 6. For the purposes of this Act, there shall be established and maintained in the Central Plan Office a register, to be called the Central Plan Register (sect. 8).

  2. Library Resource

    Being an Act to provide for the settlement of disputes in relation to interests in customary land, and for related purposes.

    Legislation
    Papua New Guinea, Oceania

    This Act deals in a comprehensive manner with the settlement of disputes regarding disputes as to interests in customary land, or as to the position of boundaries of any customary land by adjudication or alternative dispute resolution.Its 75 sections are divided into 7 Parts: Preliminary (I); Provincial Land Disputes Committees (III); Mediation of land disputes (IV); Local Land Courts (IV); Provincial Land Courts (V); Offences (VI); Miscellaneous (VII).“Land” includes: a) a reef or bank; (b) a house or other structure built on land or over water; (c) things growing on land or in water over

  3. Library Resource

    An Act to establish a Land Titles Commission and provide for its constitution and jurisdiction, and for other purposes.

    Legislation
    Papua New Guinea, Oceania

    This Act establishes the land Titles Commission as an independent judicial tribunal for the resolution of disputes of rights in land, including an interest in land, whether arising out of and regulated by custom or otherwise, provides for judicial procedures and the extra-judicial settlement of disputes and some other matters. The Land Titles Commission for Papua New Guinea is established under section 3. The Chief Commissioner is responsible for the administration of the Commission and the co-ordination of the work of the Commissioners.

  4. Library Resource

    Being an Act to make certain provision for the execution of powers of appointment.

    Legislation
    Papua New Guinea, Oceania

    This Act regulates some aspects of power of attorney in relation with dealings of land.

  5. Library Resource

    An Act to: (a) recognise the corporate nature of customary groups; and (b) to allow them to hold, manage and deal with land in their customary names, and for related purposes.

    Legislation
    Papua New Guinea, Oceania

    The purposes of this Act are: to encourage greater participation by local people in the national economy, to make better use of land, to create greater certainty of title, and to provide for better and more effectual settlement of disputes. The Minister may appoint a Registrar of Incorporated Land Groups under section 3. Part III concerns the recognition of customary corporations by the Registrar. Applications for recognition may be made by "customary groups" under section 5. Section 7 provides for the Register of Incorporated Land Groups.

  6. Library Resource

    An Act relating to land, to consolidate and amend legislation relating to land, and to repeal various statutes and for related purposes.

    Legislation
    Papua New Guinea, Oceania

    An Act to regulate the acquisition of land by the State and the alienation or lease of land of the State, to establish a Land Board, to define powers of officers of the State in relation to land, to prescribe offences in relation to land, to regulate the fencing of land and various other matters relating to land.The Act consists of 182 sections which are divided into 28 Parts: Preliminary (I); National title to land (II); Acquisition of land by the State (III); Compensation (IV); Reservation of land (V); Aerodromes (VI); The Land Board (VII); Appeals and reports (VIII); Alienation of Govern

  7. Library Resource

    An Act Relating to the Conversion of the Tenure of Customary Land into Individualized Tenure, and for other purposes.

    Legislation
    Papua New Guinea, Oceania

    The Act is divided into the following Parts: Preliminary (I); Conversion of Tenure (II); Avoidance of Fragmentation and Regulation of Dealings (III); Certain Fees, Etc. (IV); Miscellaneous (V).The Land Titles Commission shall complete an adjudication record and shall enquire whether a Native wishes to apply for registration of any native land included in the record by agreement. Further provisions concern the procedure to be followed for said registration.

  8. Library Resource

    Being an Act to implement the Organic Law on Provincial Governments and Local-level Governments insofar as an Act of the Parliament is required to make provision for a system of Local-level Governments and for their administration.

    Legislation
    Papua New Guinea, Oceania

    This Act provides with respect to local government in Papua New Guinea and declares that purposes of Local-level Government and of a Local-level Government are public purposes for the purpose of Section 53 (unjust deprivation of property) of the Constitution. “Local-level Government” means a Local-level Government established in accordance with Sections 26 and 27 of the Organic Law on Provincial Governments and Local-level Governments.

  9. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Papua New Guinea, Oceania

    There is established a National Parks and Gardens Board as a body corporate under section 4.The constitution of the Board is defined in section 6. Functions of the Board include the management of reserved land and the management of other land entrusted to its care. “Reserved land” means land reserved by the Administrator under the Lands Ordinance 1962-1965 as national park, reserve, or sanctuaries for fauna or flora protection or similar purposes. Powers of the Board are set out in section 16. The Board may make by-laws in accordance with section 24.

  10. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Papua New Guinea, Oceania

    Section 2 declares that all land in Papua New Guinea shall be subject to this Act. Section 4 defines matters primarily of national interest for the purposes of this Act. Where consideration is being given to a physical planning matter under this Act, the appropriate authority shall take into account the provisions of the Environmental Planning Act 1978, the Environmental Contaminants Act 1978, and the Conservation Areas Act 1978 and other matters listed in section 5. The Minister may appoint a Chief Physical Planner for the purposes of this Act pursuant to section 6.

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